WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 5/7

May. 7, 2018  

Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS - read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 5/6/2018.


This week, 36 shows played on Broadway, with 294,627 tickets sold and a total gross of $36,994,030. The average ticket price was $125.56.

This was up the number of shows as last week and the same vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was down -3.53%. Versus last year, attendance was up 1.34%. On the sales front, overall grosses were up 4.69% vs. last week and up 12.57% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $125.56 is up $9.87 compared to last week and up $12.52 compared to last year.


Top 5 by This Week Gross

HAMILTON $3,101,303
THE LION KING $2,116,907
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO $2,104,905
FROZEN $1,689,302
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $1,656,795


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
SAINT JOAN ($207,881), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($241,751), CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD ($297,762), TRAVESTIES ($378,743), ONCE ON THIS ISLAND ($435,430)


Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross


THE ICEMAN COMETH $283,741
HAMILTON $278,024
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO $218,826
TRAVESTIES $115,079
ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE $50,882


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
KINKY BOOTS ($-177,602), WICKED ($-158,019), SCHOOL OF ROCK ($-137,985), A BRONX TALE THE MUSICAL ($-126,701), THE BAND'S VISIT ($-117,625)


Top 5 by Average Ticket Price

HAMILTON $288.31
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $207.83
THE BOYS IN THE BAND $167.51
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO $162.22
THE LION KING $156.58


Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
SAINT JOAN ($52.61), CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD ($52.85), SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS ($60.77), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($66.29), SCHOOL OF ROCK ($83.78)


Top 5 by Gross % of Potential

DEAR EVAN HANSEN 116.26%
HAMILTON 107.1%
THE LION KING 106.72%
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO 105.86%
THE BOYS IN THE BAND 105.34%


Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
SAINT JOAN (28.43%), CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD (29.97%), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG (35.67%), ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE (38.64%), SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS (39.87%)


Top 5 by % of Seats Sold of Total Seats

THE BOOK OF MORMON 102.2%
HAMILTON 101.8%
COME FROM AWAY 101.5%
DEAR EVAN HANSEN 101.3%
MEAN GIRLS 100.8%


Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG (53.4%), ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE (56.6%), SCHOOL OF ROCK (61.3%), A BRONX TALE THE MUSICAL (63.4%), CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD (70.1%)


Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week

SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS 921
THE ICEMAN COMETH 882
TRAVESTIES 302
ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE 164
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA 140


Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
SCHOOL OF ROCK (-1451), A BRONX TALE THE MUSICAL (-1450), KINKY BOOTS (-1276), WICKED (-1187), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG (-1027)

That's all for this week... Note: All data presented for informational purposes only. BroadwayWorld.com makes no guarantees as to the accuracy of the data, or the matter in which it's presented. Source: The Broadway League..



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